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MCPD accepting holiday packages to crack down on theft

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Created: November 27, 2021 08:19 PM

The Mason City Police Department wants to partner with our community to prevent crime this 
holiday season.

Now through December 23, 2021, you can have your holiday packages shipped 
to MCPD instead of your front steps.

We want to avoid thefts by porch pirates and taking theft
reports from those of you who may not be able to be at home when your package arrives. 

Packages can be shipped to <Your Name>, Mason City Police Department, 78 South Georgia 
Ave, Mason City, Iowa 50401. 

MCPD staff will be available to retrieve packages Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Package pick-up will also be available on Thursdays until 7 p.m. On Saturdays, December 4, 11, 
and 18, packages can be picked up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All packages must be picked up by 
December 23 or they will be returned to sender.

MCPD is offering this no-cost service to make holiday ordering and giving a little more worryfree! Packages must weigh less than 50 pounds and a government-issued ID will be required to 
verify your identity for package pick-up. Kids – we are not taking calls to see if mom or dad 
ordered that “special” package with a specific return address!

Questions? Please contact Crime Victim Specialist Courtney Moretz at 641-494-3591 or email 
her at cmoretz@masoncity.net for more information or to coordinate expected delivery at the 
police department. MCPD is working with FedEx, UPS, and the United States Postal Service to 
coordinate delivery times for packages.
Help us help you have a jolly holiday season while keeping the Grinch from getting your gifts!


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